Patricia Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC, FNAP
Professor of Nursing
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Patricia A. Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC, FNAP is Professor of Nursing at the MGH Institute of Health Professions and a certified family nurse practitioner. She is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of Advanced Practice Nursing. Dr. Reidy teaches theory and clinical courses in the family nurse practitioner program. She serves as Director of Nursing for Crimson Care Collaborative, an interprofessional student-faculty collaborative practice providing care to underserved populations across multiple sites.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) improves patient outcomes and reduces healthcare costs. The Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC) is an interprofessional student-faculty collaborative of 7 clinics throughout Boston. Our objective was to assess change in CCC students’ IPC skills after participation in a novel interprofessional escape room.   Methods: We obtained a license agreement from the University of Minnesota to run a pilot session of their beginner Interprofessional Health Care Escape Room (Friedrich et al. 2018). Students received a brief overview of interprofessional…